Zimbabwe wants half of royalties paid in gems

Mining News Pro - Zimbabwe wants gold, diamond and platinum miners to pay half of their royalties to the government in the commodities themselves and the rest in cash, as the southern African country seeks to build its mineral reserves.

Escondida mine conflict unresolved

Mining News Pro - A dispute between workers and Chile’s Escondida mine, the largest copper deposit in the world, remained unresolved on Tuesday as regulators reviewed the site following safety complaints, the union said.

Chilean think-tank says Codelco pays more taxes but extracts less copper than private companies

Mining News Pro - A recent report by Chile’s Center for National Studies of Alternative Development (CENDA) shows that, between June 2021 and June 2022, Codelco was responsible for 30% of the country’s annual copper production and contributed 7.6% of the mining tax revenue while private companies extracted 70% of the copper and contributed 5% of tax revenues.

Glencore faces Australian challenge over net-zero strategy

Mining News Pro - Environmental lawyers ClientEarth said on Thursday they were supporting a complaint filed in Australia against Glencore alleging the miner and trader could be misleading investors and the public over its climate strategy.

Increasing demand for US coal pushes workforce numbers up in Q2’22

Mining News Pro - Total US coal production rose in the second quarter of 2022 compared to a year earlier, and a sustained rise in demand for the fuel used in domestic and power generation allowed companies to increase their worker head counts, S&P Global Market Intelligence reports.

Competitive future awaits Mobarakeh Steel Company

Mining News Pro - Chief executive of MSC mentioned that the steel market is in an extraordinary situation and the price of steel products has decreased, although the war between Russia and Ukraine was a cause for this.

Tesla’s battery metals bill balloons to $100 billion

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk had plenty of advice for the mining and metals industry at the company’s Battery Day event in September 2020, where the road map to a $25,000 Tesla was laid out.

Mexico creates state-run lithium company

Mining News Pro - Mexico, which nationalized lithium resources in April, has created a state-run company to mine the metal, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said in a decree issued in the national gazette Tuesday afternoon.

Magnesium ingot is now a new member of Midhco’s final products portfolio

Mining News Pro - The production of magnesium ingots in West Ferro-silicon Company, a subsidiary of Midhco, was began by the order of Majid Ghasemi, the head of the board of directors at holding company, Midhco.

Lithium on the rise after US EV law passes

Mining News Pro - Australia’s critical minerals will drive the United States’ electric vehicle battery program following its move to grant preferred status to Free Trade Agreement (FTA) partners.

India may delay coal plant closures in blow to climate action

Mining News Pro - India’s government is studying a slower retirement of aging coal-fired power plants as it also adds newer sites, a move that would keep fossil fuel capacity higher for years and potentially stall efforts to hit climate goals.

Nicico to open a 300-megawatt thermal power plant in Easter Azerbaijan province

Mining News Pro - Chief executive of National Iranian Copper Industries Company and the officials of East Azerbaijan province in Iran made a preliminary agreement to build a 300 MW thermal power plant.

OZ Minerals gets final nod for key copper-nickel project

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals said on Monday the Western Australia government granted final regulatory approval for the miner to begin construction at its West Musgrave copper-nickel project.

Coast Copper extends gold-copper zone

Mining News Pro - Coast Copper has reported results of 10 core holes (1,483 metres) drilled this spring on the Empire mine property in B.C., which covers three past-producing open pits and two historic underground mines for magnetite, copper-gold, and silver. The project is being optioned from Mirva Properties.

Mexican government issues temporary suspension to 10 mining concessions

Mining News Pro - As rescue efforts continue to release 10 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in Coahuila, Mexico’s General Directorate of Mines issued a temporary suspension to 10 mining concessions that need to prove compliance with safety standards.

Gol Gohar company's 2-million-ton pellet production project is ready to be inaugurated

Mining News Pro - Deputy of Sirjan province announced that Gol Gohar company's 2-million-ton pellet production project is ready to be inaugurated.

Supporting ESCO exports are the same as supporting national productions

Mining News Pro - Deputy of Iran’s Ministry of Economy and head of Iran’s Custom Administration were both present in an event held by Esfahan Steel Company and mentioned the important role of this company in the country’s economy.

China July rare earth exports down 8% year on year

Mining News Pro - China’s exports of rare earths in July fell 8% from the corresponding month a year ago, data from the General Administration of Customs showed on Sunday.

Sinkhole drags down Lundin shares as analysts weigh mine impact

Mining News Pro - Lundin Mining Corp. fell the most among copper-mining peers Tuesday after a giant sinkhole opened up above one of its underground mines in Chile, sounding alarms over safety and production.

Paladin back to uranium exploration, development as demand for nuclear surges

Mining News Pro - Australian uranium producer Paladin Energy Ltd said on Monday that it was restarting its development and exploration activities amid a surge in demand for nuclear energy after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Common table sugar key to improving aqueous zinc batteries’ safety features

Mining News Pro - Researchers at Tsinghua University are proposing the idea of chemically modifying common table sugar to stabilize the zinc-ion environment in aqueous zinc batteries and improve the devices’ safety features.

Nornickel boosts output of all key metals

Mining News Pro - Russian metals producer Nornickel’s first-half nickel and palladium output rose year on year thanks to returning production two mines hit by flooding in 2021, the company said on Thursday.

Ford announces series of deals to accelerate EV push

Mining News Pro - Ford Motor Co on Thursday announced a series of deals to accelerate its shift to electric vehicles, including sourcing battery capacity and raw materials from such companies as Chinese battery maker CATL and Australian mining giant Rio Tinto.

White House considers emergency declaration to fight climate change

Mining News Pro - President Joe Biden will announce executive action to confront climate change after a key senator blocked legislation, but he’s holding off for now on an emergency decree that would allow him to marshal sweeping powers — and billions of federal dollars — against global warming.

Vale cuts full-year production forecast

Mining News Pro - Vale SA, the world’s No. 2 iron ore supplier, lowered its annual production guidance in a move that should support prices of the steel-making ingredient.

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